Lyman Bostock may be one of the best hitters ever to come through the Minnesota Twins organization. But he stands out in the history of Major League Baseball for another reason. He is the only Major League Baseball player to be murdered during a season.
Bob Collins was with Minnesota Public Radio from 1992-2019. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.